A Delhi court has summoned former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s son, Vikramaditya, and others as accused in connection with a disproportionate assets case, PTI reported.
The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday filed a chargesheet in a Delhi court against Vikramaditya in a money laundering case involving his father. The chargesheet also named managing director of Tarani Infrastructure Vakamulla Chandrasekhar and one Ram Prakash Bhatia as accused, according to Outlook.
In February, the Enforcement Directorate charged 83-year-old Singh with projecting “proceeds of crime” amounting to Rs 7 crore as agricultural income in connivance with his wife and others, and investing it in LIC policies. Apart from Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh, the other accused include Universal Apple Associate owner Chunni Lal Chauhan, LIC agent Anand Chauhan and Prem Raj and Lawan Kumar Roach.
Both Chandrasekhar and Bhatia are also accused in a Central Bureau of Investigation’s case related to money laundering, along with Virbhadra Singh, his wife and others. The former chief minister is also accused of amassing assets worth Rs 10 crore disproportionate to his income between 2009 and 2011, when he was a Union minister. The CBI has charged Singh with with forgery and corruption in this case. Singh and his wife have not been arrested so far in connection with any of the cases.